[Ads-l] "sellsword", mercenary

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 21 18:21:46 EST 2018

I just came across this word in the wild. I was reading a WSJ article from
Tuesday about chess players changing allegiance:

"Critics say the knights of American chess are nothing but sellswords."

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